This review is devoted to X-Pro2 that Fujifilm has first introduced to the public in Jan 15, 2016. This model is a Semi-Pro Mirrorless camera with a resolution of 24.0 MP and a APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) sized CMOS X-TRANS III sensor.
This is an upgraded model that Fujifilm released to replace their older product
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Fujifilm X-Pro2 vs. X-Pro1
In Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras (Top 10 MirrorLess Cameras) this model has taken rank #125 out of 180. Its Overall Score has reached 46/100 and it takes a rank of #285 out of 1174 in all Cameras.
Now let's delve into more details of our Fujifilm X-Pro2 review by assessing its features and specs, as well as checking what pros and cons it has compared to other average products in this category.
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In this part of our review, we are going to take a closer look at the technical specs and features presented in Fujifilm X-Pro2. In addition, we are going to define the main pros and cons of this model and, based on this info, compare it to other average Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras.
Fujifilm X-Pro2 has the following external dimensions 141 x 141 x 56 mm (55.51 x 32.68 x 22.05″) with the weight of 495 g.
The typical weight for average Semi-Pro Mirrorless type cameras is 437g. If we compare the average indicator to the weight of Fujifilm X-Pro2, we can conclude that this model is heavier than many other similar products.
Talking about the camera’s thickness, it is worth saying that Fujifilm X-Pro2 is wider than other average cameras from this class. Its thickness is 56mm.
Look at the pictures below to see the front and top view of Fujifilm X-Pro2 with the indication of this model’s dimensions:
If you want to have a better idea of how big the Fujifilm X-Pro2 is, look at the pictures below to see how big it is compared to a credit card and a AA type battery.
Finally, let's check how different are the weight and thickness of the Fujifilm X-Pro2 compared to other models from this class of cameras presented by the brand’s competitors:
Unfortunately, Fujifilm X-Pro2 comes without a waterproof feature, so if you want it to serve well and last longer, you will have to use it very carefully and avoid water.
Unfortunately, Fujifilm X-Pro2 comes without a dustproof feature, so if you want it to serve well and last longer, you will have to use it very carefully and protect your camera from external threats such as dust.
Fujifilm X-Pro2 comes with EXR Processor III processor. This model also boasts of a resolution of 24.0 MP and is equipped with a APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm) sized CMOS X-TRANS III sensor.
The base of Fujifilm X-Pro2 has the following ISO range 200 - 12800 and it also comes with a possibility of extending this indicator to 100 - 51200.
Also, this model comes with the support of the RAW file. This gives you more opportunities in terms of further processing of your files as you can pick to save them in a RAW format.
In a huge database of models that we have collected, Fujifilm X-Pro2 features a 24.0 MP sensor. In the Semi-Pro Mirrorless class, there is a high-resolution camera.
Now let’s check how we can compare the size of APS-C sensor featured in Fujifilm X-Pro2 with other standard sensor sizes.
Fujifilm X-Pro2 is equipped with a Fixed Type 3" LCD screen. The resolution of this model’s screen reaches 1,620k dots.
In addition, this model comes with a built-in Electronic and Optical (tunnel) ViewFinder.
Some of the other highlights of Fujifilm X-Pro2 are its 8.0 fps max speed and 1/8000 sec max shutter speed, which allow you to shoot continuously.
Unlike some other cameras from this category, X-Pro2 unfortunately, is not equipped with a built-in flash. Luckily, it has a special slot for external flashes instead.
One more highlight that makes Fujifilm X-Pro2 stand out is the fact that it features two smart AutoFocusing systems. One of these systems is called Phase Detection and the other one is Contrast Detection. Both features stand for higher accuracy and focus speed in different situations. With the smart AutoFocus system presented in this model, photographers can choose from 273 points.
In addition, X-Pro2 has a Face detection AF feature that quickly finds the faces that appear within the frame range and locks the focus on them automatically.
As for the video quality characteristics of Fujifilm X-Pro2, it gives you a possibility to shoot videos at the highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 You also have enough flexibility in terms of how you can save your files. Namely, Fujifilm X-Pro2 allows you to save files in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats.
Fujifilm X-Pro2 provides full HD resolution, which means that this model shows decent performance in most situations.
In addition, Fujifilm X-Pro2 is equipped with a special port that you can use to connect an external microphone for recording high-quality sound with its help.
One more advantage of Fujifilm X-Pro2 is its embedded wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity. This feature makes it possible to share files with suitable devices without the necessity to connect them physically.
In addition, X-Pro2 is equipped with its USB 2.0 or HDMI ports that make it possible to connect X-Pro2 with suitable external devices.
In concordance with generally accepted CIPA standards, the battery featured in Fujifilm X-Pro2 provides a shooting life of 350, while the average battery life of cameras in this class is 348 shots.
Compared to all models in the Semi-Pro Mirrorless category, Fujifilm X-Pro2 offers the highest battery life that reaches 350 shots.
In this part of our review, we are going to focus on Fujifilm X-Pro2’s performance in various fields of photography. Each sub-section stands for a specific photography area. In every part, we will review Fujifilm X-Pro2’s name performance and give it an overall score. This first spider web graph indicates how we can compare the X-Pro2 to the average MirrorLess camera.
Hover your mouse over the points to see the score details for each photography type.
After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm X-Pro2 performs Portrait Photography, we gave it a score of 95. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm X-Pro2 can be called a Great model for this type of photography.
If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Portrait Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Portrait Photography.
After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm X-Pro2 performs Street Photography, we gave it a score of 78. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm X-Pro2 can be called a Strong model for this type of photography.
After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm X-Pro2 performs Sports Photography, we gave it a score of 96. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm X-Pro2 can be called a 96 model for this type of photography.
After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm X-Pro2 performs Daily Photography, we gave it a score of 73. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm X-Pro2 can be called a Strong model for this type of photography.
After carefully reviewing how well Fujifilm X-Pro2 performs Landscape Photography, we gave it a score of 87. Compared to scores of other cameras from the same class, Fujifilm X-Pro2 can be called a 87 model for this type of photography.
If the score of this model doesn’t impress you and you are still looking for a model that is better suited for Landscape Photography, we recommend you to check out our Top 10 Cameras for Landscape Photography.
|Announced||Jan 15, 2016|
|Body Type||Rangefinder-style mirrorless|
|Lens Mount||Fujifilm X|
|Number of Lenses||43|
|Focal Length Multiplier||1.5x|
|Macro Focus Range|
|Screen Type||Fixed Type|
|Screen Resolution||1,620k dots|
|ViewFinder||Electronic and Optical (tunnel)|
|ViewFinder Resolution||2,360k dots|
|Min Shutter Speed||30 s|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/8000 s|
|Continuous Shooting||8.0 fps|
|Manual Exposure Mode|
|Custom White Balance|
|Flash Modes||Auto, forced flash, slow synchro, suppressed flash, rear-curtain synchro, commander)|
|Sensor Type||CMOS X-TRANS III|
|Sensor Dimensions||23.6 x 15.6 mm|
|Sensor Area||368.16 mm2|
|Sensor Resolution||24.0 MP|
|Max Image Resolution||6000 x 4000|
|Max Native ISO||12,800|
|Max Boosted ISO||51,200|
|Min Native ISO||200|
|AF Multi Area|
|AF Live View|
|AF Face Detection|
|AF Contrast Detection|
|AF Phase Detection|
|Number of Focus Points||273|
|Number of Cross Focus Points||n/a|
|Video Resolutions||1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25,p, 24p)|
|Max Video Resolution||1920 x 1080|
|Video Formats||MPEG-4, H.264|
|Physical Dimensions||141 x 83 x 56 mm|
|Battery Life||350 shots|
|Battery Type||350 shots|
|Storage Type||SD/SDHC/SDXC (Dual slots, UHS-II support in slot 1)|